How To: Monitor hardware sensors in Ubuntu

Monitor hardware sensors in Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we learn how to monitor hardware sensors in Ubuntu. First, go to your Synaptic Package Manager and download any IM-Sensors you need. You will also have to download and install "hddtemp". After you do this, go to your terminal and type in "sudo sensors-detect", then press enter. Answer the questions YES to every question you are asked. When you get to the end, start the chip drivers that are found by typing in "sudo modprobe (driver name)". This is all you have to do to monitor your different sensors and see what the temperatures are at!

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